Read About the Tobias Scott House
This article by one of Charleston’s most prolific feature writers, Patra Taylor, introduces readers to former slave/fanmaker extraordinaire Tobias Scott. In the article entitled Fanmakers to Filmmaker published in the Winter 2019 issue of Charleston Style & Design, the creative intention interjected into the house built by Scott in 1867 (just two years after the end of the Civil War) established the residence located in the heart of Charleston’s famed South of Broad neighborhood as a magnetic that has continued to attract creative souls throughout its long, colorful history.
About Charleston Style & Design
Charleston Style & Design is a quarterly magazine for the discriminating reader who has a zest for living and is eager to discover new horizons in Charleston and the Lowcountry. It is the premiere design publication in the Charleston area. Quentin Senise is the publication’s publisher, and Debra Kronowitz is the editor. Patra Taylor is one of many talented feature writers who contribute to the quarterly publication.
Quote from the article: “The three-house property at 17 and 17½ Water Street exudes a palpable creative energy that has, throughout its century-and-a-half long history, attracted artists and artisans, musicians and designers, and its fair share of actors and filmmakers, all of whom have added to the property’s alluring mystique.”